BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Mr. Michael Allen, 56, entered into rest in Brooklyn, N.Y. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Survivors include his wife, Avalane Cheryl Allen, Brooklyn; six sons, Michael Allen, Jr., Anderson, S.C., Maurice Allen, Mark Allen, Pennsylvania, Jamel Allen, Albany, N.Y., Jason Allen, Wilmington, N.C., and Torell Augustine, Brooklyn; a daughter, Kyesha Allen, Albany, N.Y.; his parents, Robert B. Allen and Margaret V. Allen, Blackville, S.C.; a brother, Roger P. (Connie) Allen, Blackville; six sisters, Pamela C. Allen, District Heights, Md., Kathleen D. Howze, and Karen Allen (Bobby) Johnson, Blackville, Elizabeth (Hector) Salas, Brooklyn, Gloria (William) Coleman, North Augusta, and Juanita A. (Monatiner) Rainey, Hawaii; nine grandchildren; aunt, Cynthia Bell, Utica, N.Y.; father-in-law, Joseph Edwards, Trinidad; a host of other relatives and friends. G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 614 West Avenue, North Augusta, S.C. (803) 279-0026.
The Augusta Chronicle-December 16, 2008